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MMA… Safer than you think!

September 22, 2014

Mixed Martial Arts is a sport with a very bad reputation when it comes to injuries.  This might be due to the fact that most people just instantly associate fighting with blood and gore, or that the blood we do see in MMA matches is...

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Six Essential Factors for CrossFit Recovery

September 15, 2014

CrossFit training is well-reputed to be brief, intense, often violent, and always effective. Using it, you force your body to perform a series of useful tasks in circuit style format, resulting in muscle fibers being activated from head to toe. Unfortunately for you, this means...

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Knockout Nutrition: MMA Nutrition Basics

September 11, 2014

Most MMA fighters devote a great deal of time and attention to nailing down the ideal training system.  They create a rigorous, well-planned system of drills, sparring, running, weight training, stretching and more, and when they’re in the gym, they are spot on with everything...

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Interval Training & Percentage Ranges for MMA Athletes

September 8, 2014

Three rounds.  Five minutes each.  One minute rest between each.  That’s a total of seventeen minutes of your body working at near capacity when it comes to cardiovascular demands.  Some would say an MMA match feels like a 17 minute sprint (or a 29 minute...

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Weight Training for Wrestlers: Dispelling Myths & Finding Balance

September 4, 2014

Years ago, athletes in most sports abhorred the thought of using weight training as a means of increasing strength for performance.  Even in professional sports, coaches used to warn their athletes that the use of heavy movements such as bench press, squats, and deadlifts would...

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Attention Doubters: Six Reasons Why CrossFit is Right For You.

September 2, 2014

A Former CrossFit Hater Explains Why YOU Should Give It a Shot.    Chances are, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade, you have heard about the new workout phenomenon that is sweeping the country known as CrossFit.  And you probably...

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Four Tips for More Effective Crossfit Training

September 2, 2014

You’ve stumbled into a very effective training methodology in the recent past – Crossfit!  The workouts are getting better and you’re learning more every week.  Here are a few tips and tricks you can employ in and out of the gym to ensure your training...

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KEVIN OGAR RECOVERY EFFORT RESULTS

March 5, 2014

Dear Friends and Supporters of Kevin, As many of you know, in mid January we launched an initiative intended to help raise money to support Kevin’s recovery efforts. In essence, we committed to donating 100% of all profits from Clinch Gear online sales for 30...

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SUPPORT THE KEVIN OGAR RECOVERY EFFORT

January 18, 2014

Dear Friends and Supporters of Kevin, If you have clicked on this page, you are probably now aware of Kevin Ogar’s accident. Kevin was seriously injured while competing in the sport he loved…CrossFit. Everyone at Clinch Gear was saddened to learn about what happened, particularly...

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KEVIN OGAR SUFFERS SERIOUS INJURY AT OC THROWDOWN

January 18, 2014

Clinch Gear CrossFit athlete Kevin Ogar suffered a serious injury this past weekend at the OC Throwdown. Kevin sustained the injury during a snatch event and suffered damage to his T11/12 discs as well as a severed spinal cord. Kevin has successfully undergone one surgery...

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